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Re: IRIX Partations with HardHat Linux

To: tor@spacetec.no (Tor Arntsen), swerner@fcc.net
Subject: Re: IRIX Partations with HardHat Linux
From: "Roald Lygre" <roald@stavanger.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 1999 15:32:37 +0000
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: tor@spacetec.no (Tor Arntsen) "Re: IRIX Partations with HardHat Linux" (Jun 30, 3:24pm)
References: <199906301324.PAA14782@pallas.spacetec.no>
Reply_to: roald@stavanger.sgi.com
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Jun 30,  3:24pm, Tor Arntsen wrote:
> Subject: Re: IRIX Partations with HardHat Linux
> On Jun 30, 14:22, "Shane W." wrote:
> >I do have an IRIX CD-ROM, but I do not have a SCSI CD-ROM drive.  Am I out
of
> >luck as far as installing SGI Linux goes?
>
> The Indy can access a CD-ROM drive on another host (it's via tftp when
> from the PROM I believe).
>


But you still need to be able to read the IRIX OS CD (it is in efs format). So
you need the kernel that supports efs, as Dag pointed out.

-Roald



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